Song blasting violence against women lights up Chinese internet: singer Tan Weiwei says ‘it’s just my responsibility’ to give victims a voice

//Song blasting violence against women lights up Chinese internet: singer Tan Weiwei says ‘it’s just my responsibility’ to give victims a voice

Song blasting violence against women lights up Chinese internet: singer Tan Weiwei says ‘it’s just my responsibility’ to give victims a voice

Chinese singer Tan Weiwei’s new album, “3811”, has gone viral since its release on Friday, with most of the buzz reserved for a song called Xiaojuan (Little Juan), whose lyrics are a lament about violence against women.Tan sings about Little Juan – a cipher for female victims of violence in China – being beaten, burned alive, shaved bald, confined and murdered. “Know my name, remember my name, when can the same tragedy stop recurring?” the lyrics go.Listeners recognised references in the lyrics…

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